Author: John Moretti

John Moretti is a freelance journalist and author. In relation to News Portal NP, he's the author for news stories and articles on Kyiv Post.

President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to the UK includes addressing the British Parliament and briefing senior ministers about the situation in Ukraine. This makes him the first official visitor to 10 Downing Street since Keir Starmer became prime minister and the first foreign leader to address its cabinet in person since US President Bill Clinton in 1997. Starmer emphasized Ukraine’s significance in the government’s agenda. Among the key points discussed were the need to enhance Europe’s defense capabilities to counter the Russian threat and combat Moscow’s “shadow fleet” that evades sanctions. Zelensky also emphasized the importance of a bilateral agreement to…

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US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced his first rally since the recent assassination attempt, scheduling an appearance in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his running mate Sen. JD Vance. The event took place during the Republican National Convention in nearby Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Former opponents like Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley endorsed Trump, with Haley blaming the current administration for Ukraine’s invasion by Putin. Trump and Vance watched the proceedings alongside representatives like Stefanik and Greene, despite past criticism of Trump. JOIN US ON TELEGRAM Follow our coverage of the war on the @Kyivpost_official. Boris Johnson, former UK prime minister, met…

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Donald Trump has chosen Ohio Senator JD Vance as his running mate for the upcoming presidential election. Vance, a former Marine Corps veteran, Yale law school graduate, and venture capitalist, is known for his isolationist views and strong support for Trump’s policies. Vance is against US foreign aid, abortion rights, and believes the 2020 election was rigged. His selection as VP candidate has been praised by conservative groups. As the potential tie-breaking vote in the Senate and next in line for the presidency, Vance’s nomination aims to solidify Trump’s base and secure votes in swing states like Pennsylvania. JD Vance,…

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In the wake of the assassination attempt on US presidential candidate Donald Trump, Moscow’s PR team was quick to draw connections to Joe Biden’s policies in Ukraine. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova criticized US arms supply to Kyiv, suggesting the funds would be better spent on law enforcement in America.JOIN US ON TELEGRAMFollow our coverage of the war on the @Kyivpost_official.The shooter at the Trump rally in Pennsylvania was killed after grazing Trump’s ear with a bullet. Trump, who failed to extort Ukraine for damaging information on Biden, has found support from the Kremlin. Putin expressed his intention to…

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The Pentagon recently released the packing list for the latest weapons shipment to Ukraine, funded by a $225 million presidential drawdown. This marks the 61st delivery of Department of Defense inventories to support Ukraine, including a Patriot missile battery and other systems from Germany, Italy, Romania, and the Netherlands. The package also contains various rockets and missiles, such as HIMARS, NASAMS, and Stingers. It includes ammunition, artillery rounds, anti-armor systems, small arms ammunition, and demolitions munitions. During the NATO Summit in Washington, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz praised the US decision to deploy long-range missiles in Germany as a deterrent against…

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During the NATO summit in Washington, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg affirmed NATO’s continued support for Ukraine’s path to NATO membership, emphasizing the inevitability of Ukraine’s accession. The alliance highlighted ongoing collaborations, including the delivery of Patriot missile systems, F-16 aircraft transfers, and establishing a centralized command for training and weapons deliveries to Ukraine. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken underscored the message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that Ukraine will not be defeated, and NATO will provide substantial aid through strategized F-16 transfers and increased security assistance. Other Topics of Interest Western Uncertainty Emboldens Russian Imperialist Aggression The article emphasizes…

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At the NATO summit in Washington, President Joe Biden announced a major package of air defenses for Ukraine, including four new Patriot systems. This move comes amid concerns within the US Democratic Party about Biden’s electability against Donald Trump. The arms package, a joint effort of the US, Germany, and Romania, will provide Ukraine with additional interceptors to protect against Russian missile attacks. Despite internal criticism, Biden affirmed NATO’s strength and commitment to supporting Ukraine’s freedom. As the 75th-anniversary summit unfolded, attention turned to Trump’s claims of revitalizing NATO and Canada’s failure to meet alliance spending goals. President Zelensky, seeking…

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In a surprising turn of events, a coalition of left-wing parties in France emerged victorious in the parliamentary elections, beating out both the far-right party led by Marine Le Pen and President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling center-left coalition. The New Popular Front (NFP), formed just last month, brought together various left-wing parties to secure a lead in the polls, although not an absolute majority. This outcome marks a significant setback for Le Pen’s National Rally (RN), which was initially predicted to lead the parliament. Macron’s centrist alliance, while facing a decrease in members of parliament, fared better than expected. The results…

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Recent debates have raised concerns about US President Joe Biden’s performance, leading to discussions among Democratic colleagues about finding a new candidate for the upcoming elections. While Biden contemplates passing on his delegates, he joked about needing more sleep during a meeting with Democratic governors. As the unopposed candidate, Biden holds the electoral delegates needed for nomination at the Democratic National Convention. However, there is increasing scrutiny from House Democrats regarding his candidacy, with some urging him to step aside. Meanwhile, Ukrainian observers are closely monitoring these developments as Biden’s administration has supported Ukraine against Russian aggression. A recent drone…

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The US Department of Defense has announced a $2.2 billion military aid package for Kyiv, which includes missiles for Patriot and NASAMS air defense systems. This funding is part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative and will provide interceptors to defend Ukraine from Russian aerial attacks. It marks the 16th tranche of equipment from US military inventories since August 2021. Additionally, the aid package includes missiles for HAWK air defense systems, ammunition for HIMARS, artillery rounds, anti-armor systems, small arms ammunition, and more. The Biden administration’s presidential drawdown authority will fund the immediate shipment of these items. NATO has pledged…

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